Hiring Organization: eRecruiter Nigeria
Our client is a platform for food factories and a logistics firm focused on oil produce. The client is supported and funded by AfDB and various multinational investment firms. They now have an opening for a VP, Strategy – Akwa Ibom.
Strategy Vice President will work directly with the CEO on matters related to the acquisition, allocation, and performance management of both human and financial capital. The role covers interactions with capital, people, and operations. Exceptional performance leads to promotion tracks for COO, CPO, or CFO. This role is for an experienced professional or former founder excited to get her hands dirty and build a global agribusiness for collective prosperity. A strong performer will feel + be treated as a founding member of the company.
Previous Occupations: While not a requirement, employment in management consulting (MBB), private equity, and/or entrepreneurship (VC-backed, post-PMF) are ideal preparatory environments
Analytical/Modeling Capability: Exceptional ability to model in Excel (will be assessed)
Skills Training: None; applicants expected to lead and deliver results from day one
Mandate, Virtues, and Operating Principles
Nation Builder: Nuanced perspectives and self-study on African economic development challenges, willingness to travel to rural environments, ability to form authentic relationships with The People
Strategist: Fully grasps Firm priorities and is a leading contributor to strategic optimizations
Fundraiser: Fully leads compliance and raising of debt/grant capital from DFIs and US/Nigerian banks; able to build models, professional presentations, and exceptional communication skills
Zero Defect, Analytical Tactician: Instinctive financial modeler, quick estimator, error-free analyzer
Contrarian: Firmly presents conclusions of rigorous analysis, especially when different from Founders’
Talent Coach: Track-record of rigorous direct report professional development; enforcer of firm KPIs
Creator zero to one: Build structures from nothing where deficiencies are personally observed and able to understand the Job to Be Done when given directives; speed to output is key
How to Apply
Interested and qualified? Go to eRecruiter Nigeria on bit.ly to apply